Writings
Small Group Study

Introduce your church or youth group to the biblical basis for old-earth creationism.

Old Blog

My previous blog: Old Earth Creation Homeschool (now inactive).

Writing

Whether it involves working on a blog entry or developing a book or article idea, I am always looking for fresh ways to connect theology with every day life.

My “inspirations” usually come through some kind of life situation (frequently involving my children) that provides an illustration of a particular theological idea. Writing is also a wonderful way to express what God is doing in my life and how He is developing my faith — both in heart and mind.

–Krista

P.S. Here is a quick link to all my articles, podcasts and videos available through Reasons to Believe.

Monday
Aug032015

How to Talk to the Experts, Part 2

Read Krista's thoughts about evangelism strategies when talking to people who are more educated than you.

If you’re not a scientist, does that mean that engaging with people with greater levels of expertise is off limits? Not necessarily—however, such discussions do need to be handled carefully. Here are a few practical ideas to help you keep the conversation going with someone who has more technical knowledge. more...

How to Talk to the Experts, Part 2

Monday
Jul272015

How to Talk to the Experts, Part 1

Read Krista's thoughts about evangelism strategies when talking to people who are more educated than you.

Imagine you’re on an airplane and in the course of casual introductions, you discover the gentleman sitting next to you is a quantum physicist. You share some thoughts about the compatibility between the record of nature and the words of the Bible—but it isn’t long before you realize that you’re in way over your head. The physicist’s questions exceed your ability to offer ready answers. What’s your next move? more...

How to Talk to the Experts, Part 1

Wednesday
Jul012015

Teach Us to Number Our Days

Read Krista's meditation about Psalm 90:12, where the poet asks God to "teach us to number our days."

962. That’s how many weeks parents usually have between a child’s birth and high school graduation. more...

Teach Us to Number Our Days

Monday
Jun292015

Eyes Wide Open, Part 2

Read Krista's thoughts about how to consider the worldview assumptions behind our entertainment choices.

Christian families are constantly interacting with all sorts of entertainment: books, music, video games, television, and movies. In part 1 of this series, we discussed worldview analysis as a foundational principle of evaluating the media we consume. Now we will examine some additional considerations. more...

Eyes Wide Open: Thinking about Worldview in Movies, Part 2

Monday
Jun222015

Eyes Wide Open, Part 1

Read Krista's thoughts about how to consider the worldview assumptions behind our entertainment choices.

Christians can come across as rather unreflective about their entertainment choices. On one end of the spectrum, some believers give little, if any, thought to what they consume; on the other end are those who avoid entertainment altogether because they view it as opposed to Christian values. more...

Eyes Wide Open: Thinking about Worldview in Movies, Part 1

Thursday
Feb122015

Inspiring the Next Generation of Scientists

Read Krista's thoughts about encouraging Christian students to consider science as a noble profession.

Modern science was birthed out of a Christian worldview. Many of the early pioneers of science—such as Galileo and Copernicus—were either Christians or working within the realm of Christian presuppositions. Unfortunately, the current cultural climate between science and Christianity isn’t as friendly. more...

Inspiring the Next Generation of Scientists